Cholesterol What is a Statin? Share Pin Email Cholesterol Medications Statin Drugs Prescription Medications Basics Natural Treatments Diet and Meal Plans Types Getting Tested Related Conditions Exercise and Cholesterol Updated April 06, 2016 Statin is a medication used to help lower cholesterol. Learn more about how statin can help and see if it is right for you in this video. Up Next Up Next Video Statin Side Effects Up Next Video What are the Main Side Effects of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs? Up Next Video What is the link between family history and high cholesterol? Up Next Video Is There Medicine for High Cholesterol?